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Mutual Ground is now accepting resumes!

 

About Mutual Ground

Located in Aurora, Mutual Ground is the sole provider of comprehensive victim services in Southern Kane and all of Kendall County. Our mission is to provide education, awareness, and life changing services that empower individuals, families, and communities to end the cycle of domestic and sexual violence. All of our services are free, confidential, and offered in both English and Spanish. We work with close to 1,500 clients a year, over 400 of which are children. Established in 1975, we are one of the oldest and largest domestic violence and sexual assault service agencies in the state of Illinois.

 

Mutual Ground’s Internship Program

The purpose of an internship program at Mutual Ground is to provide an opportunity for students to apply the skills they have learned in the classroom in a professional context. Mutual Ground plays an important role as students begin to transition into to professional roles. This opportunity will benefit both the student and Mutual Ground clients by offering needed services.

 

Join Our Dedicated Team! Our current internship opportunities include:

Victim Advocacy Internships

Victim advocates provide in person direct services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence at local emergency rooms and law enforcement offices.

Hotline Advocacy Internships

Hotline advocates are integral to our crisis intervention services by answering calls on our 24-hour hotline.

Childcare Internships

Childcare interns assisting with childcare in the shelter is an important and gratifying role that makes a difference in the lives of the children we serve.

 

Steps to becoming a Mutual Ground intern:

  1. Email resume and cover letter with specific interest to Julie Judd, Director of Volunteer Services, at jjudd@mutualground.org.
  2. Complete an interview & background check
  3. Complete training and orientation
  4. Complete all school internship requirements

**Students interested in a MSW internship can contact Sarah Hipp at shipp@mutualground.org